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  1. Exhibit: "Outlander" and the Artifacts of Maryland Archaeology

    May 7, 2017, 12:00 PM - June 30, 2017, 4:00 PM

    Belair Mansion is pleased to host a new exhibit, "Outlander and the Artifacts of Maryland Archaeology." "Outlander," a historical romance/science fiction story is the subject of a tremendously successful series of novels by author Diana Gabaldon. The novels are now a television series seen on cable tv. 1940's time traveler, Claire Beauchamp, slips through standing stones in Scotland in the early 1740's. There, she meets a young Scot, James Fraser. The novels take Jamie and Claire through a lifetime of adventure - beginning with the Scottish Jacobite Rebellion in the middle 1740's. The exhibit is based on Maryland archaeological artifacts excavated from different sites around Md. that are contemporary to the time of the stories, and illustrate the historical reproductions used in the cable production. Whether you're a Jacobite sympathizer, a Sassenach (outlander,) a history/archaeology buff, or a fan of the literary genre, you'll love "Outlander and Maryland Archaeology.

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  2. Compost Bin & Rain Barrel Sale at Free State Shopping Center

    June 17, 2017, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM @ Free State Shopping Center - Near Annapolis Road and Superior Lane

    Green Bowie and the Bowie Lions Club are teaming up for a combined green sale in the parking lot of the Free State Shopping Center on Saturday, June 17th from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be $20 discounted compost bins available for purchase by City residents.  Payment is by cash or check. For more information, visit Also purchase rain barrels for $75 from the Bowie Lions Club. More rain barrel details can be found at For questions on compost bins or rain barrels, please call 301-809-3044.

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  3. Saturday Summer Concert - Off Track (Country)

    June 17, 2017, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Town Green Park

    Enjoy a concert at Town Green Park. Concert goers should bring a blanket or a chair. Concerts are canceled in case of inclement weather.

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  4. Bowie Playhouse - "Mary Poppins"

    June 17, 2017, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM @ Bowie Playhouse

    Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the Oscar-winning 1964 film, this authorized Disney musical production was adapted for West End and Broadway by Julian Fellowes, the creator of “Downton Abbey’, and won the Olivier award in 2005. The original Broadway production ran for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven 2007 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Dancing chimney sweeps, flying kites, spoonfuls of sugar, and classic Disney songs you know and love!

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